Chocolates Kallari Ecuador
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What is KALLARI?
Kallari is an association made up of 850 producers, mostly kichwa families from 21 communities in Tena Canton, Napo Province of the Ecuadorian Amazon Region; that produce, process and market agricultural products of the chackra in a sustainable manner; improving the living conditions of the associates, conserving the natural and cultural biodiversity.
Kallari is a Kichwa word that means to start, to start. Synonym of principle. It is also used to refer to a situation related to historical events that have happened.
In the association Kallari has been endowed with three principles: the Past, related to the defense of the territory and cultural identity. The sacrifice of parents is recognized. The Present, to understand and defend nature, the pacha mama, to make it produce in harmony and thus seek a sustainable economy over time. The Future, linked to special markets for the benefit of the new generations and leave a dignified legacy for families
"Sustainably improve the economic conditions of local associates and producers, through the production, transformation and commercialization of products of the chakra, conserving culture and the environment"
To be a community company leader in the export of cocoa, its derivatives and products of the chakra, recognized in the local, national and international market for its quality, sustainability and permanent innovation.
- Transparency.- Show and demonstrate everything as it really is.
- Solidarity.- Understanding the reality of others and supporting them.
- Loyalty.- Firmness, commitment, trust, empowerment of the organization, putting the interests of the organization above any other.
- Culture.- Respect and appreciation of local culture and natural resources.
- Responsibility.- Compliance with the duties and commitments acquired with quality.
Almost two decades ago, the journey began to strengthen an association with a new perspective, which overcomes the short-term actions of traditional organizations, many of them propitiated by short or medium-term projects, which, at the end of the financing, they also followed the course of extinction. Similarly, the welfare approach of the State and some non-governmental organizations, NGOs, determined that it is thought that only external aid to communities can generate development processes.
From these learnings, the Kallari Association implements an organizational model based on concepts and definitions related to the understanding of each of the links in the value chain of products such as cocoa and handicrafts; linkage of other local actors such as mestizo communities; do not mix partisan interests with the activities of the organization; and to believe firmly in the abilities of the Kallari people to generate their own income; and in this way, contribute to the construction of a more equitable development model for the whole of society and friendly to the environment.
Kallari began in 2003, legally establishing itself through the MICIP, which subsequently became MIPRO, and with the reform of the organic structure of the constitution, its management became the parent of the SEPS.
The Chakra of KALLARI
It is a productive space located within the farm, managed by the family under an organic and biodiverse approach, valuing ancestral knowledge, where cocoa is found together with timber, fruit, medicinal, artisan, edible and ornamental species. Managed with a distribution that allows a balanced and sustainable production that serves for family consumption and sale, conserving the agroecological and cultural management of production processes, avoiding the production of monoculture.
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Thursday : 08:00 - 17:00
Friday: 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday : CLOSED
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Ecuador, officially called the Republic of Ecuador, is a sovereign country located in the northwestern region of South America. Bordered on the North by Colombia, Northwest with Peru, to the South and to the East with the Peru. The Pacific Ocean bathes the western coast, and separates it from the Galapagos Islands located thousand kilometers to the West.
Soo close Quito the capital of the Andes, stands the Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world. It is currently one of the most traditional and culturally better preserved on the planet, it has 5 nominations for the Cultural heritage of humankind, two natural heritage of humanity and over 20 candidates for other commemorations of the Unesco .
History of the Ecuador
The first human settlements in Ecuadorian territory date back to 12 000 to.C., subsequently developed several pre-Columbian peoples. After the definitive independence from Spanish rule, part of the territory joined quickly the Gran Colombia, while the coastal territory remained independent until the annexation by manu militari by Simón Bolívar. In 1830 the Colombian territories of the South seceded and created the Ecuadorian nation.In 1979, the country returned to democratic system, although political instability between 1996 to 2006 led the country into an economic, political and social crisis, resulting in the dollarization of its economy and toppled three Presidents before the end of its mandate.
The Ecuador culture
Rag dolls representing the indigenous culture of Ecuador is a multi-ethnic and multicultural nation.It should consider the ethnic and regional diversity of Ecuador to analyze their culture. Ethnically it is marked by the presence of mestizos and indigenous, Afro-Ecuadorian, white; as well as regions such as the coast, the sierra, the East and the insular region, all of them with very rich specificities.
The Ecuador climate
The country has a tropical and humid climate, the air quality is very good by the presence of large natural forests, national parks, and the Amazon rainforest.
Geography of the Ecuador
Ecuador is located on the terrestrial Equator by which its territory is located in both hemispheres.The country has an area of 283,561 square kilometers. It is divided into four natural regions (La Costa, Sierra, the Amazon and the Insular region or Galapagos), in turn is divided administratively into 24 provinces.
In the Pacific coast are the provinces of Esmeraldas, Manabi, Los Rios, Guayas, Santa Elena and El Oro.In the Andes, in the North and central are , Imbabura, Pichincha, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua and Chimborazo, in the South are Bolívar, Cañar, Azuay and Loja.In the Amazon, on the other hand are succumbing, Napo, Pastaza, Orellana, Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe and in the island, the Galapagos Islands, made up of 13 main islands region.
The Ecuador economy
Ecuador is a major exporter of bananas (first place worldwide in its production and export), flowers, and the eighth World producer of cocoa.Petroleum accounts for 40% of exports and contributes to maintaining a positive trade balance.
Festivals in the Ecuador
- Easter, many of the provinces celebrated on this date, with regional events.
- November 2, the Difuntos.
- 25 of December day, they celebrate Christmas, sharing in family.
- 331 December, farewell of the year.
Regions natural of the Ecuador
Amazon rainforest, Andes mountains, Costa and the Galapagos Islands.
Ecuador national parks
Parque Nacional Yasuní, Cotopaxi, Sangay National Park, National Park Podocarpus, El Cajas National Park, National Park Machalilla National Park.
Languages spoken in Ecuador
Ecuador speaks the Spanish throughout the territory, also Quechua indigenous populations of the Sierra and the Amazon, but as it is a country with a tourist infrastructure in development, can be guides in several languages; It is possible to speak in English at the points of attention to tourists called "iTur"; created by the Ministry of tourism also in airports, Bus Terminal, municipalities and others find information points.
Shopping in Ecuador
We recommend going to the handicrafts market of Otavalo, located about 2 hours (120 km) of Quito city, there you can get variety of souvenirs and handicrafts that are found in the rest of the Andean region.And don't forget Cotacachi, a town with cute works in leather of high quality.
In the city of Cuenca also can be purchased pottery, textiles, jewelry, crafts in toquilla straw, wrought iron, etc.
Food typical of the Ecuador
Ecuador has a variety of typical food, in each of the natural regions, such as Costa, Sierra and East have their own typical food, in the East can eat a Chontacuro (worms grilled on skewer), in the Sierra you can eat a delicious "fry pork", a hornado, llapingachos, the Guinea pig, the classic "sing" in Cuenca, and a fish coconut coast, prieta salt, green bolon or ceviche de concha and many more dishes.In Manabi most importantly the food is tanning with lemon and fresh fish.
- Pope locro, is a stew with squash, beans, corn or potatoes.
- Roast Cuy or Guinea.
- Cebiche or ceviche, this dish is very consumed in the coastal area.
- Encebollado, is a stew of fish containing Yucca and pickled red onions.
- Cuy or Guinea pig, is usually roasted.
- Bolón de pescado
- Bolón, is based green bananas broiled or fried previously.
- Fritada is another delicious dish of Ecuador.Not be left confused by the name, is not a dish of fried meat.The meat of pig or pork is cooked in plenty of water and orange juice with cumin, garlic, onion, salt and pepper until the water has been consumed to be completed. Then the meat begins to Brown in its own fat. Also is it accompanied by mote (boiled maize).
Drinks and fun in Ecuador
There are many clubs and bars in constant renewal in the country.
- A reference point for nightlife is Montañita where Sun, surf, beach and joy.
- In Guayaquil, there are bars and clubs for all tastes.
- In Quito, the area of fun, dancing, alcohol is known as the Mariscal. Current law restricts the opening of bars and nightclubs on holidays; the days Friday and Saturday until 2:00 am, on Sunday the sale of alcoholic beverages is limited.
Lodging in Ecuador
Ecuador has a good hotel infrastructure for all kinds of tourists, from Hostels up to Super exclusive luxury hotels such as the Hilton Hotel Oro Verde, Sheraton, Wyndham, Unipark, among others. All this is thanks to the good tourist development that has had the country in recent years.
If you need more information about where to stay, we recommend you to enter this link: Lodging in Ecuador and review the tourism infrastructure that exists in all of the Ecuador.
Tourism in Ecuador
Ecuador lies within the countries more diverse in its ecosystem and for this reason National Geographic categorized it within the top 10 tourist destinations in adventure.
Cultural in Ecuador tourist attractions
Natural tourist attractions in Ecuador
Galapagos Islands, National Park Yasuní, National Park El Cajas National Park Sangay, Parque nacional Podocarpus, Vilcabamba, bathrooms.
Glaciers and volcanoes: Antisana, Cayambe, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo Illinizas.El is the volcano and highest mountain of Ecuador, is the farthest from the center of the Earth, and «the point closest to the Sun». Its last known eruption is believed that you occurred around the 550 dC.
Beaches: Crucita, Atacames, Bahía de Caráquez, Esmeraldas, Manta, Salinas, Montañita
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Extraordinary flora and fauna, a place you must visit...!
Galapagos Islands are worldwide known for their wide biodiversity and for being the point from where Charles Darwin developed the theory of evolution.We present you 5 facts that perhaps you didn't know about the Enchanted Islands.
The term "Enchanted islands" first appeared on a map in 1589.Sailors nicknamed thus to the Galapagos Islands, by referring to these "appeared and disappeared", since due to the sea currents strong, access to the Islands was limited at certain times of the year. The nickname transcended over the years and today is still saying that the Islands are "delighted", but referring now to the great biodiversity of flora and fauna.
The Galapagos marine iguana, is the only species of reptile in the world that has managed to adapt to life under water.
The Islands are named for the giant tortoises that live there (the Galapagos word meaning turtle). This species can reach up to 16 hours a day to sleep and mainly feeds on cacti that grow there.
In keeping with the turtles, originally there were 15 species of giant tortoises in the Galapagos, unfortunately 5 of them are completely extinct, so there are only 10. The main threat of the turtles is the human being, who for years has been dedicated to hunting them for their meat and oil.
The Galapagos Islands were part of the second world war! During this war, the Government of Ecuador allowed the United States Government build a runway with strategic aims in the Islands.When the war ended, the Americans abandoned the place. That track currently serves as the main airport of the Islands, which welcomes the year thousands of passengers.